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Midnight Run

"For I was hungry and you gave me food...naked and you clothed me..." (Matthew 25: 31-46)

On Sunday, October 21st, our community will set out on a mission to feed and clothe the homeless of NYC. Following the Divine Liturgy and the fellowship hour, our volunteers will prepare meals and care packages that will be distributed to the homeless. Even though it's called "Midnight Run," the groups that participate in the program visit the assigned locations via automobile. The homeless are informed ahead of time where to wait for the volunteers.

Anyone who wishes to get involved can do so by speaking to Fr. Nathanael or any of the parish council members. We are currently taking stock of the clothing that has been donated and can use numerous items, including shoes, duffle/gym/hand bags, travel-size personal hygiene products. You can also help us by contributing some time in preparing meals and care packages, or by making a monetary contribution that will enable us to purchase necessary supplies. 

2012-2013 Midnight Run Schedule (All held on Sunday)
  1. October 21, 2012 (5pm-10pm)
  2. December 9, 2012 (5pm-10pm)
  3. February 10, 2013 (5pm-10pm)
  4. April 7, 2013 (5pm-10pm)
  5. June 2, 2013 (5pm-10pm)
  6. August 4, 2013 (5pm-10pm)
We are currently in need of the following supplies/items:
Personal Care Products (can be offered any time):
1. Travel-sized personal care products (toothpaste, soap, skin lotion, deodorant, etc)
2. New & Clean Tube Socks (any color)
3. New & Clean Undergarments for men and women (any color; sizes: medium, large, x-large)
4. X-Large Rubbermaid Plastic Bins to store clothing

Food Items (to be donated a few days before the next run):
1. Small Packets of Candy
2. Cold-cuts (Turkey, Ham & Cheese)
3. Peanut Butter & Jelly
4. Wholewheat Sliced Bread
5. Small Plastic Sandwich Bags
6. Small Brown Paper Bags
7. Small Bottles of Water
8. Small Paper Cups
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